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Statue of Ramesses II

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Address: El Remayah Sq. Alex. Road, Pyramids-Giza, Cairo, Egypt
Phone Number: +20 2 33776893
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Pharaoh Ramses II statue has stood in a square outside Cairo's main railway...

Pharaoh Ramses II statue has stood in a square outside Cairo's main railway station for 50 years. The statue is is 3,200 years old and weighs 83 tons.

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Full-Day Tour of Dahshur, Sakkara, and Memphis from Cairo
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Half-Day Saqqara Pyramids and Memphis Tour from Cairo

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The attention to detail on this statue is amazing and what a treat to have the opportunity to be up close and personal. Do not book with Travel Discount save money and... read more

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Memphis, for being the capitol of Ancient Egypt for a thousand years doesn't have much left to it. Of course modern, southern Cairo is on top of it but truly this statue and outdoor museum is not much to see and I can see why most tour groups skip right by it. The Ramses statue is amazing to see, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The attention to detail on this statue is amazing and what a treat to have the opportunity to be up close and personal. Do not book with Travel Discount save money and frustration - fly to Egypt and book tours with Blue Sky travel.

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San Diego, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is amazing to see a gigantic statue of Ramses II on the grounds of the city of Memphis which once a capital of Egypt. When Ramses II was pharaoh, the capital was in Pi-Ramses near Avaris and Tanis in the north-east of the delta. Our fantastic guide Fady el Mallach made us notice how one side of the statue... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This statue was found in its current position and the viewing gallery built around it. It is enormous! The location is not too far from Cairo city, about 45 minutes drive, and worth every moment. The second largest sphinx and an upright statue of Ramses are outside in the courtyard outside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unbelievable detail in the sculpture depicting muscling in the thighs and arms. A perfect smile on perfectly shaped lips...these artists were incredibly talented.

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Southington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was in pristine shape with amazing detail. The sheer size of this statue is amazing. The surrounding artifacts are interesting to see as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Ramesses II greats you as you enter Memphis. This statue is just amazing, built from a single block of stone, the detail was stunning. I really enjoyed how they built a building around the statue and added a viewing floor so that you could check out the statue from above and all around.

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

a trip to cairo is never complete without a trip to the ever changing Giza, the up and coming new museums and adventures through the old world of egypt is just fantastic, the pyramids and the statues themselves are awe inspiring and if you leave cairo without seeing them you are crazy. Every visit to Cairo for me involves a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Just the size and the detail alone is beautiful let alone that's it's 3k years old and still intact or the fact that they found it in the city when building new homes. Don't miss the Memphis area

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Memphis and the Mit Rahina museum is another tour stop in Cairo. Smaller collection of damaged artifacts with the collosel Ramesses statue on display. I was the only visitor.

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